Submissions open on golf course future

THE Save Kingswood group will make a submission to the newly formed Golf Course Redevelopment Standing Advisory Committee in a bid to shape the future of land at Dingley Village’s Peninsula Kingswood...

Tigers take out the top prize

DIVISION ONE DROMANA have made history by winning the MPNFL Division One and Division Two premierships in consecutive years. The Tigers travelled to Frankston Park on Sunday to take on powerhouse clu...

Ratepayer funded newsletter purpose debated

A FRANKSTON councillor has claimed that his “reasonable freedom of speech” was infringed when his column was removed from the Frankston City News before publication. Cr Glenn Aitken penned a column a...

Boats free to launch

A DAY on the water will now be cheaper for boating enthusiasts in Frankston. Boat ramp fees were abolished at Kananook Creek and Olivers Hill last week. Boat ramp parking permits will no longer be is...

Funds pulled from precinct

COUNCIL funds for netball courts at Overport Park in Frankston have been put on hold so that community consultation can take place. Frankston councillors voted on 2 September to put their $35,000 fun...

Newstart raise could help pay for housing

A DECLINE in affordable housing in Victoria is making it harder for people to make ends meet. The Peninsula Community Legal Centre says that “a decade ago, 30 per cent of new lettings in Melbourne we...

Recycler warns that woes may grow

THE Alex Fraser Group has begun a renewed push to keep their recycling facility in Clarinda open past 2023. The Alex Fraser Group was granted a 15 year permit in 2008 with an exit date of 2023 target...

Red Hill take home premiership

DIVISION TWO RED Hill have been crowned as MPNFL Division Two premiers for 2019. The Hillmen ran onto Frankston Park on Saturday with fire in their bellies, looking to avenge their Grand Final loss a...

Dromana look to go back to back

DIVISION ONE DROMANA have booked their Grand Final spot with a win over Bonbeach. The Tigers scored the only goal of a scrappy first term, and ended up going into the half time break with an eight po...

Council makes CEO pick

FRANKSTON Council will look within for their next CEO. Interim CEO Phil Cantillon will be offered the role permanently, The Times understands. It is understood that councillors made the decision at a...